Dedicated, compassionate Audiologist offering 17 years of clinical experience and solid credentials, including California Dispensing Audiologist license and Doctor of Audiology degree. Strong background working with complex pediatric cases.
License, Certifications, Skills
Licensed by California Speech Language Pathology, Audiology, and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board-Dispensing Audiologist #AU1963 (2000-present)
Passed CBEST (1997)
Current BLS certification
Strong Pediatric assessment techniques.
Expertise in cochlear implants.
Experienced in Assistive listening devices, including FM systems.
Clinical Audiologist, 06/2001 to Current Kaiser Permanente-Los Angeles Medical Center – 4900 Sunset Boulevard, 6th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Perform diagnostic audiologic evaluations for diverse pediatric and adult patient populations.
Perform threshold and diagnostic Auditory Brainstem Response testing.
Educate patients and families about hearing loss and audiologic test results.
Deliver diagnosis, explain prognosis, and establish treatment plans for patients and family.
Conduct Video Nystagmography and interpretation of results.
Perform Electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids and perform functional gain testing.
Provide cochlear implant services which include evaluation, counseling, recommendation, mapping, troubleshooting, aural rehabilitation, post-implant performance measures.
Recommend and refer for bone anchored hearing devices and perform post-op performance testing.
Refer to ENT, hearing aid dispenser, Speech-Langauge Pathology, Early Start Programs when appropriate.
Record detailed progress notes in patient charts and write reports when necessary.
Represent Audiology Department at Union Based Team meetings.
Clinical Audiologist and Clinic Manager, 04/2000 to 06/2001 Sonus Hearing Care-Santa Clarita – 25078 Peachland Avenue, Suite F, Newhall, CA 91321
Performed audiologic evaluations for Adults and Pediatric patients.
Recommendation and selection of hearing aids.
Fitted hearing aids and assisted with any adjustments, questions, or problems.
Performed ear mold impressions and ordered appropriate product.
Performed real ear measurements and functional gain testing.
Performed Eleacoustic ananlysis of hearing aids, troubleshoot and repair hearing aids.
Performed Electonystamography and retro-cochlear Auditory Brainstem Response testing.
Referred to ENT and/or Speech Pathology as appropriate.
Marketing to ENT physicians and development marketing strategies.
Participated in Community Health Fairs, Senior Center hearing screenings, and community lectures.
Clinical Fellowship Audiologist, 06/1999 to 04/2000 Sonus Hearing Care-Northridge – 18531 Roscoe Boulevard, Suite 201, Northrige, CA 91324
Performed Audiologic Evaluations for adult and pediatric populations.
Performed ENG and ABR testing.
Recommended, selected and fit appropriate amplifiation, earmold impressions, real ear measurements and functional gain testing.
Conducted electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids, performed troubleshooting and repair of hearing aids.
Referred to ENT as appropriate.
Documented in patient chart and created reports as needed.
Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.): Audiology, 2006 A.T. stills University, Arizona School of Health Sciences - Mesa, Arizona
Master of Science: Audiology, 1999 California State University, Northridge - Northridge, California
Bachelor of Science: Communicative Disorders and Sciences, 1997 California State University, Northidge - Northridge, California
Member of Santa Clarita Elementary School PTC since 2011
Parent Volunteer at Santa Clarita Elementary School since 2011
Parent Volunteer with Cub Scout Troop 584 since 2014